1) Identifies and qualifies prospects by aiding in expanding the pool of potential donors and participating in outreach events. Manages a portfolio of prospective donors.
2) Builds relationships with a variety of different individuals within the University in the assigned divisions and departments of those who make charitable gifts.
3) Writes timely and strategic correspondences to advance relationships.
4) Works with others to maximize prospective donor cultivation.
1) Communicate effectively and with influence.
2) Exhibit resilience and optimize resources.
3) Display emotional intelligence.
4) Demonstrate University stewardship and serve as a brand ambassador.
5) Foster partnership and collaboration.
6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
7) Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
8) Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
9) Strong verbal and writing skills, high attention to detail and follow-up, and excellent organizational skills.
1) Standard office environment.
1) Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative.
2) Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
1) Minimum of 2 years of professional work experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales or similar professional work experience.
Standard office environment.
Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
2) Cover letter â“ Address cover letter to Amber Cullen
3) Reference list
(NOTE:Â When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.)
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